Israel, Egypt reach swap deal to release suspected Israeli spy Ilan Grapel

25.10.2011                      27.Tischrei. 5772

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Israel, Egypt reach swap deal to release suspected Israeli spy Ilan Grapel

Deal set to release 25 Egyptian prisoners, none of which were convicted of security-related offences; cabinet to give final seal of approval on Tuesday.

Israel and Egypt reached a prisoner exchange deal that would secure the release of suspected Israeli spy Ilan Grapel, the Prime Minister's Office said on Monday. The cabinet is set to meet on Tuesday to give the deal a final seal of approval.
Ilan Grapel, who holds both Israeli and American citizenships, has been held in Egypt since June 12….